• Ed.D., Leadership in Administration, Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah, 1993.
  • M.Ed., Elementary Education with an endorsement in Gifted/Talented, Utah State University; Logan, Utah, 1989.
  • B.S., Elementary Education, Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah. 1984.

Areas of Specialization/Interest

Education of the Gifted and Talented, Children's Literature, and Educational Theory

Select Publications/Presentations

"That We May All, in Glory Dwell." A chapter published in Women of Faith in the Latter Days, Volume
           One, 1775-1820
, Richard E. Turley Jr. and Brittany A. Chapman, Eds. Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret 
           Book, 2011.

"A Conspiracy of Kings Keeps Readers Hooked." An article published in Deseret News, September 11,

"Our Fathers Hands." An article published in Seeing the Everyday, Summer 2010, Number 10, page 90.

"Sixty Books in Sixty Minutes." BYU-Idaho Children's and Young Adult Literature Conference. 2009.

"The Importance of Reading." Sugar City Library's "Dinner and a Book" Evening, 2009.

"Learning by Faith, Teaching by Spirit: Six Approaches." An article published in Perspective: Expressing
           Mind and Spirit
, Volume 9, Number 1, page 65.

"Let Your Imagination Take Flight." Barnes & Noble Educator Reception, 2008.

"Writing about the Duke." Idaho Council of Teachers of English Conference, 2004.

"Teaching and Learning: Educational Theories." An article published in Perspective: Expressing Mind
           and Spirit
, Volume 3, Number 1, 2003, page 1.

Eliza and the Ladybug. Watercolor illustrations for a book written by Roselyn Kirk, 1999.